World Vision Communications Officer Jobs in Mandera Kenya
World Vision Communications Officer Jobs in Mandera KenyaPurpose of the position:
The Communications Officer will be responsible for collecting content to show inform key constituents of the work of World Vision and the impact it has on the well-being of children.
Specifically, he/she will work with the Senior Communications Manager to produce content for donor & public engagement, media relations, emergency communications and internal communications.
He /she will frequently share compelling stories, photos, videos and tweets on social media platforms that reflect World Vision’s work and impact.
The position will work with teams to ensure brand guidelines are followed and aligned in all communications/resources and meet World Vision International standards.
Strategic communicationWork with the Senior Communications Manager to produce communications material that influence media, partners, and policy makers to champion child well-being
Donor/Public engagement communicationProactively work with field teams and to produce compelling feature stories and issue-oriented reports focusing on children and their families that can be used for electronic and print material for effective donor and public engagementin the work of World Vision.
Content productionResearch and author communication pieces, blogs, success stories and package them for various audience and platforms to show impact of World Vision programme
Media relationsWork with the Senior Communications Manager to develop and implement a quarterly media strategy to enhance visibility of World Vision in local and international media
Pitch positive stories to national media.
External communicationAttend Humanitarian Communications Group (HCG) and other meetings as they arise. Contribute to advocacy-oriented communications products and campaigns including web-based and print materials, posters, briefing papers, reports, stories and photo essays.
Ensure positive and consistent messaging of World Vision’s work with external constituents.
Emergency CommunicationDeployed to disaster zones if/as required during emergencies to produce quality stories and photos highlighting the plight of affected people world vvision.
Internal CommunicationWork with teams to contribute stories, photos and information for the quarterly newsletter that detail organizational changes, activities, staffing and other news about World Vision programme.
Upload World Vision content on internal data base site.
Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills and professional maturity.
Able to function in a fast-paced, deadline driven, high-performance environment, and meet tight deadlines and multiple demands for support from a results-driven team.
Must adhere to set security standards
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Undergraduate degree in Communications, Journalism or related field from a recognized institution.
At least 4 - 5 years of experience in communications.
Past experience working in volatile environment or large-scale humanitarian emergency organization and or media.
Team player, ability to work with diverse teams and build relationships internally and externally
Website and social media management experience.
Must possess excellent journalistic and photography skills.
Ability to produce video and audio documentaries.
Highly developed skills in research and report writing.
Knowledge and experience of Desk Top Publishing packages like Quark Xpress and Adobe Page Maker.
Working EnvironmentWork environment: Office-based with frequent travel to field locations
Travel: 25% Domestic/international travel is required.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 17th February 2019
For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Communications Officer Jobs in Mandera Kenya
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